IAPRI members have hosted conferences and symposia since 1970. These events provide an opportunity for packaging researchers to meet and exchange views and present the latest findings in their areas of expertise.
IAPRI Symposia are open to members only. The conference which take place in the following year is open to all.
A list of IAPRI events hosted by the following members since 2010 is as follows:
2010 17th IAPRI World Conference on Packaging, hosted by China Packaging Research Test Centre (CPRTC) in collaboration with Jinan UNiversity, BIGC, Jiangnan University,Tianijin University and CEPI, October 12-15, Tianjin, China
2011 25th IAPRi Symposium on Packaging, hosted by BAM Federal Institute for Material Research and Testing, May 16-18, Berlin, Germany
2012 18th World Packaging Conference hosted by CalPoly State University, June 18-21, San Luis Obispo, California
2013 26th IAPRI Symposium on Packaging hosted by VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, June 10-13, Espoo, Finland
2014 19th IAPRI World Conference on Packaging hosted by the Engineering Packaging and Research Group, Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia
2015 27th IAPRI Symposium on Packaging hosted by ITENE, 8-11 June, Valencia, Spain
2016 20th IAPRI World Conference on Packaging hosted by CETEA, 12-15 June Sao Paulo, Brazil
2017 28th IAPRI Symposium on Packaging hosted by the School of Engineering and Management Vaud (HEIG-VD)and Nestle Research, 9-12 May, Lausanne, Switzerland
The 28th IAPRI Symposium is taking place between the 9-12 May 2017 in Lausanne, Switzerland. it is hosted jointly by Vaud University of Applied Sciences and Nestec. For details please click here.
The forthcoming IAPRI Symposium in Lausanne (9-12 May) has attracted delegates over 130 delegates from 20 countries. There are 99 papers in total out of which 69 are oral and there will be posters and keynotes included in the programme.
Marie Rushton, IAPRI Secretary General says 'We are looking forward to an excellent event where researchers from all over the world will network and develop strong links'